Pretty Pinups: A bit of 1950s fashion to inspire our wardrobes

World War II and its fabric rations wreaked havoc on female style. Post-war time had women desiring new clothes with a more feminine shape and the title of best dressed housewife. Cinched waists and hourglass figures were as hot in the '50s as they are now. (Sixty years of fashion, and sex appeal is still the desired effect.)

 

While early '50s styles were of a more conservative nature, the latter years of the decade became more frivolous and lively. Whether going for a Grace Kelly- or Marilyn Monroe-inspired look, our July photo shoot shows that both can be sexy and fabulous!

 

 

BAKER GIRL

Yellow dress, Monkey Wrench Clothing

Purple apron and rhinestone cluster clip-on earrings, Donna’s Dress Shop

 

SWEET TREAT 

Dot & flower vintage dress and blue rhinestone clip-on earrings, Donna’s Dress Shop

 

TEA TIME

Blue floral dress, Ruby Blush

Leaf rhinestone earrings, Vixen Pin-Up

 

MRS. MARTINI

Burgundy cocktail dress, Donna’s Dress Shop

Pearl strand necklace, pearl earrings, rhinestone ring and black pumps, Vixen Pin-Up

 

WHERE WE SHOPPED:

Donna's Dress Shop 1410 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo

donnasdressshop.com

Monkey Wrench Clothing

monkeywrenchclothing.com 

Vixen Pin-Up

vixenpinupphotography.com

 

Photography by Vixen Pin-Up Photography

Stylist:  Jennifer Hermon

Creative Assistant: Jessica Marshall 

Models: Gretchen Blanford and Jaycee Waters 

Hair and makeup: Candy Cunningham, Ruby Blush Boutique and Vixen Pin-Up

 

Comments

imwilliam's picture

It was like taking a time travel, fashion trends do make comebacks. It's great that you have mentioned the places where the readers could find the collection. Now shopping is easier with online shopping. From clothes to accessories everything is now there online, in fact you would find perfume retailers online too.

lmile2's picture

I would like to say that old fashion always attracts and more famous and liked very much as compare to new fashion.
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Now a days old fashion trend came to every one mind and they likes to wear old fashion.
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tuneseo's picture

Old dressing was too good and best looking for women.Now a days women are wearing as style.It was very high profile fashion for house wives.
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It certainly feels nostalgic to revisit the pages of fashion history. I think the dresses featured here are simply wonderful, especially the cocktail dress. I would love to learn about some early trends in mens jeans.

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Now a days old fashion trend came to every one mind and they likes to wear old fashion.

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